Covet – meaning of the word and examples

To want to have something very much, especially something that belongs to someone else. (Collins Dictionary)

To desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others: (

To wish for, especially eagerly: (

To wish for earnestly. (Merriam – Webster)

To desire (what belongs to another) inordinately or culpably. (Merriam – Webster)

If you covet something, you strongly want to have it for yourself. (Collins Dictionary)


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